Emily J. Tsai, MD

Emily J. Tsai, MD

Emily J. Tsai, MD

Specialties: Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant CardiologyMore specialties
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173 Fort Washington Avenue
New York, NY 10032
US

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About Emily J. Tsai, MD


Emily J. Tsai, MD, FACC, FAHA, is a Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. She is an attending physician in the Center for Advanced Cardiac Care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Board-certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Dr. Tsai specializes in caring for heart failure patients who require, or have received, a ventricular assist device or heart transplant.Dr. Tsai is a magna cum laude graduate in engineering sciences of Harvard College. She received her MD cum laude from Harvard Medical School in the Harvard-MIT Division...
Emily J. Tsai, MD, FACC, FAHA, is a Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology. She is an attending physician in the Center for Advanced Cardiac Care at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at the Columbia University Irving Medical Center. Board-certified in Cardiovascular Medicine and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology, Dr. Tsai specializes in caring for heart failure patients who require, or have received, a ventricular assist device or heart transplant.Dr. Tsai is a magna cum laude graduate in engineering sciences of Harvard College. She received her MD cum laude from Harvard Medical School in the Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology. She completed internal medicine residency training at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and cardiology fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. While at Hopkins, Dr. Tsai focused her clinical training in advanced heart failure and transplant cardiology. Supported by a Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Dr. Tsai also completed post-doctoral basic cardiovascular research training at Johns Hopkins University in the laboratory of David A. Kass, MD, FAHA. After her post-doctoral fellowship, Dr. Tsai was recruited to Temple University School of Medicine as an assistant professor of medicine and physiology and a principal investigator in its Cardiovascular Research Center. In 2015, Dr. Tsai joined the faculty of Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons and established her laboratory in integrative cardiac pathophysiology.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Expertise

  • Cardiac Failure
  • Cardiology
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Heart Transplant Management
  • Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
  • Mechanical Circulatory Support
  • Pulmonary Hypertension

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • Chinese

Awards


  • 1992          Presidential Scholar Finalist
  • 1992          Robert C. Byrd Scholarship
  • 1996          Magna Cum Laude, Harvard College
  • 1996          Thomas T. Hoopes Prize, Harvard College
  • 1999          Howard Hughes Medical Institute-National Institutes of Health Research Scholar
  • 1999          Inductee, The Aesculapian Club, Harvard Medical School
  • 2000          Howard Hughes Medical Institute-National Institutes of Health Advanced Scholar
  • 2001          Howard Hughes Medical Institute Continued Fellowship for Medical Studies
  • 2001          Wellsford & Mildred Clark Medical Memorial Scholarship
  • 2002          Cum Laude, Harvard Medical School
  • 2007          Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
  • 2008          Finalist, Northwestern Cardiovascular Young Investigators’ Forum
  • 2010          Faculty Development Research Award, Department of Medicine, Temple University
  • 2012          Jay N. Cohn New Investigator Award in Basic Science, Heart Failure Society of America
  • 2015          Provost's Grant for Junior Faculty Who Contribute to the Diversity Goals of the University, Columbia University
  • 2016          M. Irene Ferrer Scholar Award, Columbia University College of P&S Department of Medicine and The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine
  • 2017          Presidential Career Development Award, American College of Cardiology
  • 2018          Lewis Katz Cardiovascular Research Prize

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